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A long-standing cystic lymph node metastasis from occult thyroid carcinoma—report of a case

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 June 2007

Chung-Feng Hwang*
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
Che-Min Wu
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
Chih-Ying Su
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
Liang Cheng
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
*
Chung-Feng Hwang, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Chang Gang Memorial Hospital, 123, Ta-pei Road, Kaohsiung Hsein, Taiwan, R.O.C

Abstract

The authors describe a patient with a cervical cystic mass present for 14 years which proved to be a cystic metastasis from apapillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland. This is probably the first case report of a long-term lateral cervical cyst caused by an occult thyroid carcinoma.

Type
View from Beneath—Pathology in Focus
Copyright
Copyright © JLO (1984) Limited 1992

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Footnotes

Presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmological Society, 24 June 1992, Hawaii.

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